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Having spent over two years getting ready for this incredible event, it’s hard to believe the 2011 Safari Rally is over. It’s been a roller coaster for all of us: emotional ups and downs amidst personal struggles to stay motivated … Continue reading

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We have done it! We have won the 2011 Safari Rally, with Björn Waldegård behind the wheel of a Tuthill Porsche-prepared 911. We’re waiting for official confirmation of the result before the podium ceremony at 1pm in Mombasa, Kenya, but … Continue reading

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Here’s another great short video from Funk Factory Films featuring Mary Ellen Iskenderian of Women’s World Banking talking about why Safari is the perfect platform to launch this idea of racing to empower women. Mary Ellen also wonders how we … Continue reading

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Here’s a timely topic given the Occupy movements taking place around the world at the minute. Ever wonder why banks make so much profit? It’s our money they are using, our money they are losing. Our tax money being used … Continue reading

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Funk Factory Films have just sent over a GREAT new video, featuring Travis Pastrana talking about R4C, some footage from the start with Steve Funk, and words from Mary Ellen Iskenderian (below with Funk), CEO of Women’s World Banking: the … Continue reading

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It’s the last day before the 2011 East African Safari Rally starts. Our team spent yesterday getting to know each other a little better, and talking to the press about our aims and ambitions for this exciting event. Funk Family … Continue reading

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There’s a great piece on the CapitalFM website, covering Patrick Njiru’s return to the driver’s seat for the 2011 East African Safari Rally with Race4Change. Who knew it was Patrick’s birthday the other day? He was 61 on November 11th, … Continue reading

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Update from team leader Funk on what’s going on. He loves writing in the third person! Funk’s on his way to Africa.  The cars are being unpacked and tested while he is route – stopping in Valladolid, Spain to speak … Continue reading

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Just had a great article through from our friends at Women’s World Banking about a client of their Kenyan microfinance operation who has been doing great business. Read this and get your head around why helping Africa women to empower … Continue reading

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